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  • Story of green energy in Moldova must go on!
    Aug 14, 2017

    270 children from ‘Povestea’ kindergarten in Nisporeni are living a fairy-tale. They have access to an abundant amount of hot water heated by solar collectors. During winter time, they will also enjoy warm rooms heated with biomass energy. This switch to green technologies was possible with funding from the European Union offered as part of the Energy and Biomass Project.

  • The equipment that comes to life due to the passion to innovate
    Aug 8, 2017

    Moldova Innovation Challenge Scheme (MICS) is an open grant competition that rewards innovative ideas, out-of-the-box solutions and visionary entrepreneurs from Moldova. Nicolae Oleinic is one of them.

  • More projects are initiated by migrants and communities within Diaspora Days
    Aug 8, 2017

    The Ialoveni City Hall and the Hometown Association of Ialoveni organized a meeting with their natives returned home, attended by over 50 migrants. This is the first event organized by 40 partner localities of the Migration and Local Development Project (MiDL) on the occasion of the Diaspora Days. The Project is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and is implemented by UNDP Moldova.

  • Villagers in rural Moldova join forces for clean water
    Jul 31, 2017

    Ecaterina Chiciuc is 60 years old. She has lived in Slobozia Mare since she got married at 20.

  • Returning home: a little support for a safe reintegration
    May 1, 2017

    Valeriu Filimon from Coscalia, Causeni district, has spent a long period working abroad. Although married with two children, he used to return home only twice a year. Despite earning enough money to support his family, Valeriu felt that distance kept him away from his family.

  • In a small Moldovan town, birthing mothers can feel at peace
    Apr 14, 2017

    Aliona and Taras Jironkiny’s first daughter would be 12 today, had she survived the birth process. She died at the maternity ward in Slobozia, a small town in the east not at the time equipped to treat pneumonia in newborns.

  • With EU support, the school in Baltata village, Criuleni district, switched from gas to biofuel produced by a local entrepreneur
    Mar 15, 2017

    Founded early in the XX century by Ukrainians who had migrated from the Western Ukraine and bought land to a local landholder, the Baltata village in Criuleni district has about 2,000 inhabitants.

  • The secret of a successful career is to be found in Syslab Center, Comrat
    Mar 6, 2017

    One out of ten young people in the Republic of Moldova is unemployed. “This is what official statistics show. In reality, I think their number is much higher. Even the young people who have found a job feel unemployed in a way, as they have to work for a ridiculously low salary and precarious conditions. I got opposed to this perspective and with the assistance of Syslab Center in Comrat, financed by the European Union, I succeeded to find a decent job at home”, says Olga Dudoglo, a 25-years-old young lady from Comrat.

  • Moldova at Fruit Logistica Berlin
    Mar 3, 2017

    According to the organizers, about 98% of trade visitors reported positive business results from the trade fair; 90% said they planned to return, and 96% said they would recommend the event to others. 80% managed to establish new business contacts and 39% signed new contracts during the exhibition. More than three-quarters of trade visitors expect the contacts made in Berlin will result in post trade-fair sales. So do the Moldovan producers.

  • The sliced apple journey
    Dec 28, 2016

    The apples used to make the "cool apple" snack have their origins in the Izvoare village, Orhei district. They are harvested by a local farmer and belong to 3 varieties of apples: Golden Delicious, Florena and Idared. While waiting for their glorious transformation, the apples are stored at 3-4 C degrees and 75% humidity. If the photos could carry also the smell of that room, you would not scroll further.